Kunze, Friedrich

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Kunze, Friedrich, born 04-08-1879 in Domanze, Silesia, joined the Army Service, age 18, on 28-08-1897, as a Fahnenjunker in the 51st Infantry Regiment. During World War I he was a Hauptmann and with the Staff of the 57th Field Artillery Regiment. Kunze remained in the Reichswehr and retired from the Army on 01-01-1931. When on 03-09-1939 World War II broke out he was the commander of the Military District Command Meissen until 22-03-1940. Successively Artillery Commander 19, to 16-08-1941 and Artillery Commander 141 to 03-10-1942 as he landed in the Führer Reserve and at last retired, age 63, on 31-12-1942. Kunze still was arrested by the Russians in Mai 1945 and in prison until 29-08-1949.

Death and burial ground of Kunze, Friedrich.

He living in Frankfurt am Main, where the family of Anne Frank

  lived before leaving for Holland, died at the old age of 87, on 30-07-1967 and is buried with his wife Frida, born Scholz, who died age 83, on 25-10-1963, on the Hauptfriedhof, Main cemetery, of Frankfurt am Main, with his fellow WWII Generalmajor der Flieger, Special Duties with Air Fleet Command ReichHerbert Schröder, General der Infanterie, Kommandeur 7th Armeekorps, Hans Felber and Generalleutnant der Panzertruppe, Küstenverteidigungsabschnitts Friesland, der ehemaligen Division zbV. 172, Hans Boelsen.

 

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